Daily planner, Oct. 8, 2012


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Jewelry Sale

7 a.m.-4 p.m., Trinity Moline, 500 John Deere Road. (309) 779-2343.

Showcase of Bands

7 p.m., Rock Island High School Stadium, 1400 25th Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 793-5950, ext. 1174.

Rome: The Ram has Touched the Wall (Independent and International Film Series)

7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

Jason Carl Band (Music on the Mississippi)

6-7:30 p.m., Ben Butterworth Parkway and 53rd Street, Moline. Free.

Tuesday

White Students Doing Racism: No Post-Racial America, Dr. Joe Feagin

7:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6259.

Knit for Peace

6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 732-7315.

"If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front" (documentary and panel discussion)

6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Jewelry Sale

7 a.m.-4 p.m., Trinity Rock Island, 2701 17th St. (309) 779-2343.

How to Stay Young Workshop

6 p.m., Rannfeldt Family Chiropractic, 1704 E. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1514.

Buddhist Meditation Class

6:45-8 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10/$5 students and seniors. (563) 322-1600.

Way Yes, Blessed Feathers, White Zephyr

8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5.

Snapshot Water Sampling Event

9 a.m.-noon, Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 391-1403 ext. 3.

Hawaii, America's Paradise (World Adventure Series)

1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $7; $5 members. (563) 324-1933.

Glenn Hickson

5:30-8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. (309) 788-5635.




















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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